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Machinist  Minneapolis, MN  Posted: 10/16/2020
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$ 18.00 - $ 25.00


Immediate openings for CNC and Manual Machinists

Starting wage $19-$22/hr
1st Shift – Manual Machinist – hours are 6:00 am to 2:30 am Monday-Friday
2nd Shift - CNC Machinist – hours are 2:25 pm to 10:55 pm Monday-Friday (Shift Premium $1/hr)
3rd Shift - CNC Machinist – hours are 7:45 pm to 6:15 am Monday night to Friday morning (Shift Premium $3.00/hr)
  • Ability to set up CNC lathes and mills.
  • Ability to set up Manual Lathes, Grinders and Mills for Manual Machining operations
  • Ability to understand and interpret programs using Mastercam software.
  • Assist with fabricating new components per Engineering drawings
  • Ability to verify work using various measurement methods.
  • Assist with modifying components per drawings or engineering’s instruction
  • Work on jobs according to due date as provided using scheduling system
  • Maintain shop cleanliness.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner
  • Communicate with other shifts
  • Work from verbal and or written instructions or sketches
  • Report job progress using current scheduling system
  • Ability to use a CAD system when needed to verify drawings.

Job Requirements


  • Strong math skills including trigonometry and geometry
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Working knowledge of GD&T
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrate good troubleshooting and problem solving techniques
  • Basic understanding & knowledge of Machine Shop equipment, machining & measuring processes
  • Two year Machine Tool diploma or degree or equivalent experience (preferred)
Experience with the following type of equipment would be a plus, but not a requirement of the position:
  • Twin spindle twin turret, Y axis, live tooling, Fanuc control,  Daewoo, TT1800 lathe
  • Single spindle, Y axis, live tooling, Fanuc control, Daewoo, Puma 2000Y lathe
  • Single spindle, Y axis, live tooling, Mazak Lathe
  • Mazak Vertical Mill
  • Mazak Horizontal Mill
  • Haas Vertical Mill
  • Bridgeport and Hardinge for Manual Machining operations
  • Swiss Turning
  • Cylindrical Grinding
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